The western U.S. is experience a megadrought so severe, it is the driest two decades in at least 1,200 years. And no sector has felt the impact more than agriculture, which takes up about 70% of the world’s freshwater. With water resources becoming more scarce, several companies are working to improve irrigation efficiency and help sustain food production in a future where extreme climate may be more common.
This video shows the volume of water that each country uses in a year, represented in giant plastic bottles. Not all countries are represented, only a few, for more information visit the source in the description.
We’re facing a water shortage in the United States, but there’s a few helpful tips you can do at your home and in your gardens to make a difference. Partner Content for Finish.